Boddington Reservoir

Boddington Reservoir

Near Byfield, Northamptonshire

A big water with big resident carp

Ask anyone in the UK to name some venues where a big weight is likely and most people will mention Boddington Reservoir. To say this fishery has a good reputation is a massive understatement.

If you are planning a session at Boddington you should certainly take some strong gear. The carp average at the 7lb mark, so you don’t need too many of these to build a big weight. The match record at the venue is over 600lbs. There is a very sizeable head of silver fish in the water, so you may be able to have a great day bagging on these.

The 65 acre water does offer a very large number of pegs, however it might be best to do some research before your trip to double check that there will be spaces available. The venue hosts a wide range of matches through the year. If you don’t get a peg, you could always head over to Drayton Reservoir!

Main Species at Boddington Reservoir

  • Bream
    Bream
  • Carp
    Carp
  • Perch
    Perch
  • Pike
    Pike
  • Roach
    Roach

Best Pegs

Boddington is a venue that is quite different to many of the commercial fisheries up and down the country. This is a big water, which can present some challenges. Make sure you go with this in mind.

A typical peg at Boddington Reservoir
A typical peg at Boddington Reservoir

Rules and Restrictions

  • Barbless hooks only
  • No braid
  • One rod per day ticket (Max 2)
  • No night fishing
  • Keepnets in matches only
  • No nuts
  • No tins or rubbish

Boddington Reservoir along the dam wall
Boddington Reservoir along the dam wall

Day Tickets, Membership and Prices

Adults – Mid-week: £6 one rod, £10 two rods
Adults – Weekend: £7 one rod, £11 two rods
Adults – Evening (after 5pm): £4 one rod, £8 two rods

Concessions – Mid-week: £4 one rod, £8 two rods
Concessions – Weekend: £4 one rod, £8 two rods
Concessions – Evening (after 5pm): £4 one rod, £8 two rods

Find out more information

Address: Boddington Road, Near Byfield, Northamptonshire, NN11 6XU.

Sat Nav Postcode: NN11 6XU

Boddington Reservoir Location Map

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